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to the floor that didn't have the joerts of his republican support. he also brought the sandy relief aid bill to the floor that didn't have the majority of the republicans, but it did have bipartisan majority support, both on the fiscal cliff issue and the sandy issue. so if the speaker brings some of these gun measures to the president, including the background checks, perhaps even the issue of dealing with these high capacity magazines that hold 30 to 100 rounds of ammunition in them are tools of war and have no more business than they have on midwestern streets. >> we get to invite someone to the state of the union, to invite a victim of gun violence. do you think it is these kinds of personal stories and personal connections that will make a difference ultimately? >> i absolutely think the personal connections, personal aspects of this will make a clear difference. i give the president high marks for making this a senate peace early on of his new administration that he's going to push for some kind of responsible gun control legislation. we need to keep the momentum going in this. i along
because it was in the senate version of sandy and it was not put in to the senate -- the house version of sandy. so no, we cannot -- we cannot move money we already have to address the needs and deficiencies that the arb has recommends we do. >> well, i would just echo the comments that have been made already by this committee and by you that this is action that we need to get moving on immediately because we still have people at risk around the world. we need to take the action that's going to ensure their security. so i would certainly urge the chairman and ranking member to move the committee to do everything we can to make this happen. and i want to go back to something that the secretary sni said because i asked about the cooperation between the department of defense and state. and what the situation was on the ground before the benghazi attack in terms of the placement of our military in the region. he talked about the unprecedented cooperation between state and defense in response to benghazi. but i wonder if you could talk about how we ensure that this is a standard way of doin
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from super storm sandy. the midwest dealing with the devastating drought. i mean, is there an area on climate change where republicans can find some common ground with the president and isn't the economic issue on the side of change? >> well, you know, it isn't a matter of arguing whether or not one believes or does not believe in climate change. it really is can he sell these initiatives in this economic environment. by about a two to one margin, people view the issue of energy as an economic issue rather than an environmental issue. so it isn't a matter of arguing whether climate change, if you believe it or not, is about in this economy can he sell that. given the state of the economy, given that families are struggling with cost of living, with energy and utility costs being a key driver of that, i think that will be a tough sell for him beyond his base. >> ladies, more to come on this. thank you so much. >> thank you. >>> also making news this morning, record-breaking snow and freezing temperatures. lake-effect snow is slamming the great lakes. some in the snow belt could have
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